Post Slider Element

The post slider element allows you to display a 2-5 column slider with entries, that are fetched from any of your Themes active Taxonomies. This also includes Taxonomies that are added via Plugins. So for example if you have a shop plugin active you will also be able to display the latest Products.

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New package polypoly (helper functions for orthogonal polynomials) - Higher Order Functions

Last week, I released a new package called polypoly to CRAN. It wraps up some common tasks for dealing with orthogonal polynomials into a single package. The README shows off the main functionality, as well as the neat “logo” I made for…

5 ways to measure running time of R code | R-bloggers

A reviewer asked me to report detailed running times for all (so many :scream:) performed computations in one of my papers, and so I spent a Saturday morning figuring out my favorite way to benchmark R code. This is a quick summary of the options…

Connecting R to an Oracle Database | R-bloggers

R is a very popular language for doing analytics, and particularly statistics, on your data. There are a number of R functions for reading in data, but most of them take a delimited text file (such as .CSV) for input. That’s great if your…

R vs Python: Different similarities and similar differences | R-bloggers

A debate about which language is better suited for Datascience, R or Python, can set off diehard fans of these languages into a tizzy. This post tries to look at some of the different similarities and similar differences between these languages.…

Sankey charts for swinging voters

At a glance: Sankey charts based on individual level survey data are a good way of showing change from election to election. I demonstrate this, via some complications with survey-reweighting and missing data, with the New Zealand Election…

Modelling individual party vote from the 2014 New Zealand election study

At a glance: I work through a fairly complete modelling case study utilising methods for complex surveys, multiple imputation, multilevel models, non-linear relationships and the bootstrap. People who voted for New Zealand First in the 2014…

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